Umbria Jazz festival - 12th > 21st July 2019

The most crowded festival in Italy, Umbria Jazz ( is now in its 46th edition.

Many great names have decreed its success, from Miles Davis to Keith Jarrett, from Gil Evans to Stefano Bollani, from Paolo Fresu to B. B. King.
Over 200 events, which increasingly involve trespassing into other genres, to be enjoyed in the streets and squares of the historic center of Perugia.

Umbria Jazz Festival
(Photo credit Umbria Jazz Festival)

Where to sleep: Villa di Monte Solare. 5 nights from £ 560 per person on BB and including fully comprehensive car hire

Where to eat:
La Bottega del Vino (

Travel's tip:
Discovered in 2005 in Sant’Anna, near Spello, Villa dei Mosaici ( has ten rooms with splendid mosaic floors and polychrome decorations: geometric elements, human figures, wild and fantastic animals.

Villa di Monte Solare, Panicale Perugia